Restaurants in Dublin

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There was a time not so long ago when the reputation of Dublin dining was far from shining. But gone are the languishing restaurants serving run-of-t... Read More

There was a time not so long ago when the reputation of Dublin dining was far from shining. But gone are the languishing restaurants serving run-of-the-mill Irish fare—nowadays, the dining scene in the city is vibrant, imaginative, and varied. After the dust of the recession settled, a number of impressive new restaurants popped up, with an emphasis on creative food at a reasonable price. Whether you want an expertly crafted pastry or a Michelin-starred meal, you’ll find something delicious in the city.

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  • Balfes

    There’s a sleek, European feel to Balfes, with its striped awning and monochrome chairs on the terrace (complete with blankets for chilly Dublin weather... Read More

  • Bow Lane

    It's relatively new to the scene, but Bow Lane has already secured a reputation as a stellar restaurant and cocktail bar. With a location just beyond... Read More

  • Brother Hubbard

    Back in 2012, Dublin was crying out for a transformation of its rather stagnant café culture; Brother Hubbard answered the call. Up on Capel Street—a... Read More

  • Catch 22

    Many of those who visit Dublin want to tuck into a plate of fish and chips, but it’s a surprisingly tough dish to get right. One place that does is... Read More

  • Chapter One

    The entrance to Chapter One, one of Dublin’s finest restaurants, is far from conspicious. In a low-key location in the basement of the Dublin Writers... Read More

  • Fallon & Byrne

    The opening of Fallon & Byrne in 2006 was something of a turning point for the foodie scene in Dublin. An emporium in the vein of Dean & DeLuca,... Read More

  • Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

    For more than 30 years, Cognac native Patrick Guilbaud has dominated Dublin’s culinary landscape—and with good reason. The only restaurant in Ireland... Read More

  • Rolling Donut

    It can take a while for a trend to catch on in Dublin, but when it does, it explodes. The city is currently besieged with donut shops, but the Rolling... Read More

  • The Greenhouse

    The Greenhouse was awarded a Michelin star just three years after opening. Mickael Viljanen is one of the finest chefs in Ireland, and he runs a... Read More

  • The Ivy

    Right across the street from City Hall, The Ivy is a lively evening hangout that’s part bar, part restaurant, where bustling groups mingle between cozy... Read More

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